Carolyn has been a PCN memeber for 38 years, 12 of which she has been teaching Sunday School. When asked what she likes best about this ministry she says "They make me laugh and I learn new things, or learn old things in a new way!"
About our Church Carolyn shares she was "attracted to the stability, willingness to accept people as they are, and our commitment to mission and to children".
Carolyn teaches our TK-1 grade kids in Sunday School and at Seekers. She has Directed our Vacation Bible School for the past 10 years.
Virginia has taught Sunday school off and on since 1983, approximately 37 years. When asked what she likes best about the ministry she said she "always enjoyed encouraging young families through faith and friendship in our church community." Virginia believes the most important thing is "to know God and enjoy Him!" "When teaching VBS and Sunday School she has students dramatize the passages they read from the Bible. The students always have fun dressing up in these characters. Her goal is to have the students be confident and knowledgeable in the word of God. The most important thing she wants students to learn is to have faith, and trust Jesus and know that He will always hear their prayers. The Lord is good!"
Cathy has been involved in children's ministry for 10 years. About the teaching children she says "I like being able to tell the story of Jesus to children, I remember the Sunday School teachers I had growing up.
Cathy has been at our church since 2002.
About our church she says "The best thing about the PCN family is the friendships we made over the years, and the teaching from the pastors."
Cathy part of a team that teaches our 2nd and 3rd grade class.
Walt has been teaching Sunday School for 31 years. What he enjoys most about Children's Ministry is "the challenging life and faith questions from the kids. E.g., "if Jesus is God, why does he pray to God?" Good thing I had just heard Dr. Love's talk on the trinity. Or 'why is everything on the news always bad?' Walt joined our church in 1988 , 32 years ago. About our church Walt says "the PCN family for me has been a second extended family, sharing challenging times and joyful times. The love and support I received after two major medical emergencies was extraordinary and faith-affirming."
Walt currently teaches the 4th and 5th class.
David has been involved in Youth ministries for over 12 years. About the middle and high school kids he works with he says “High School and Middle School can be a tough time for kids to navigate socially, emotionally, and spiritually. What I like best is helping to create a safe space that kids can come to and be themselves, explore their relationship with Jesus, and have fun.”
David has been attending our church since 2000. His favorite part of PCN is “that we are really committed to children and youth ministries. As a church body, we recognize we need to reach families and children, and youth in order to grow young.”
David currently teaches the middle school class.
Brook has been involved in children and youth ministry for the past 3 years. When asked what he likes best about serving the kids he says “The element of surprise!”
Collectively, Brook has been attending our church since he was a young boy. When asked what he likes best about our church he said “The genuine care our members have for each other, our children, and our community.”
Brook is our Game Master at Seekers, serving children 0-8thgrade
David has been involved in children and youth ministry for 7 years. About the kids he says “I love getting swept into the energy with which the students throw themselves into everything they are excited about.”
David has been a part of our church for 3 years. About our church he says ”There is a friendly and generous community that exists here to encourage and help each other grow.”
David is the Seeker Worship Leader and teaches the 4th& 5thgrade class at Seekers.